How to keep your diamonds sparkle so you can wear it proudly for any occasion and be ready to wear it for those unexpected parties. Diamonds are one of the hardest substances known but some are more delicate than others. It is important to know a few things to care and clean a diamond ring.
Although diamonds are one of the hardest substances known, some diamonds are more delicate than others and they can be damaged. It is important to know a few things to care and clean a diamond ring.
You can use items from your kitchen for cleaning diamonds and save money. Add a few drops of dish washing detergent (such as dawn) to a bowl of warm water and soak for 10 to 20 minutes or longer. Remove and brush with a soft bristle tooth brush, rinse thoroughly, wipe with a soft cloth and let air dry completely. Use additional detergent if needed. You may need to use a tooth pick to clean dirt between the settings and the diamond.
Club soda is another way to clean a diamond ring at home and make it sparkle, by dropping it into a glass of water overnight, remove and rinse with water and wipe dry with a cotton cloth.
You may choose to have the professionals (your jeweler) clean your diamond ring , if you prefer not to clean it yourself. Jewelers can use the ultrasonic cleaner when necessary. This works with a detergent cleaning solution by sending the sound waves in it, causing the vibration to aid in the cleaning process.
A jeweler should examine your diamond once a year to check it for a loose stone. This is another way to care for diamonds. Diamond prongs or mountings should be checked to see if they need to be repaired. This will be well worth your time and effort to keep the diamond from falling out and getting lost.
Avoid touching your diamond if you are not cleaning it, the oil from your hands can smudge the ring.
Always use a 100% cotton cloth when cleaning diamond rings.
You can also purchase kits for cleaning a diamond ring , from a jeweler or a department store.
Always use a strainer when cleaning your diamond so you won t lose it in the drain.
Take the time to educate yourself on how to clean diamonds to keep them sparkling.